All Time Box Office


DOMESTIC GROSSES
Viewing Chart as of Dec. 17, 1985

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–300 - #301–400 - #401–500

Data as of: or ( / / )
RankTitle(click to view)StudioLifetime GrossYear^
1 E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Uni. $399,804,539 1982^
2 Star Wars Fox $322,740,142 1977^
3 Return of the Jedi Fox $263,835,740 1983^
4 Jaws Uni. $260,000,000 1975
5 Raiders of the Lost Ark Par. $242,374,454 1981^
6 Ghostbusters Col. $238,632,124 1984^
7 Beverly Hills Cop Par. $234,760,478 1984
8 The Empire Strikes Back Fox $222,674,266 1980^
9 The Exorcist WB $193,000,000 1973^
10 Gone with the Wind MGM $189,523,031 1939^
11 Back to the Future Uni. $185,950,536 1985
12 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Par. $179,870,271 1984
13 Tootsie Col. $177,200,000 1982
14 Grease Par. $159,978,870 1978^
15 The Sound of Music Fox $158,671,368 1965
16 The Sting Uni. $156,000,000 1973
17 Gremlins WB $153,083,102 1984^
18 Rambo: First Blood Part II TriS $150,415,432 1985
19 National Lampoon's Animal House Uni. $141,600,000 1978^
20 Superman WB $134,218,018 1978
21 The Godfather Par. $133,698,921 1972^
22 Close Encounters of the Third Kind Col. $132,088,635 1977^
23 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $129,795,554 1982
24 Smokey and the Bandit Uni. $126,737,428 1977
25 Rocky III UA $125,049,125 1982^
26 Blazing Saddles WB $119,500,000 1974^
27 On Golden Pond Uni. $119,285,432 1981
28 Rocky UA $117,235,147 1976
29 The Towering Inferno Fox $116,000,000 1974
30 American Graffiti Uni. $115,000,000 1973
31 The Rocky Horror Picture Show Fox $112,892,319 1975
32 Doctor Zhivago MGM $111,721,910 1965
33 Porky's Fox $111,289,673 1982^
34 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest UA $108,981,275 1975
35 Terms of Endearment Par. $108,423,489 1983
36 Superman II WB $108,185,706 1981
37 Love Story Par. $106,397,186 1970
38 Kramer Vs. Kramer Col. $106,260,000 1979
39 The Graduate AVCO $104,642,560 1967^
40 9 to 5 Fox $103,290,500 1980
41 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Fox $102,308,889 1969
42 Mary Poppins Dis. $102,272,727 1964^
43 Stir Crazy Col. $101,300,000 1980
44 Airport Uni. $100,489,151 1970
45 The Jungle Book Dis. $97,197,993 1967^
46 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Dis. $96,696,803 1937^
47 Arthur WB $95,461,682 1981
48 Saturday Night Fever Par. $94,213,184 1977
49 Flashdance Par. $92,921,203 1983
50 The Karate Kid Col. $90,815,558 1984
51 Trading Places Par. $90,404,800 1983
52 The Amityville Horror AIP $86,432,000 1979
53 Young Frankenstein Fox $86,273,333 1974
54 Stripes Col. $85,297,000 1981
55 Every Which Way But Loose WB $85,196,485 1978
56 Rocky II UA $85,182,160 1979
57 The Poseidon Adventure Fox $84,563,118 1972
58 Airplane! Par. $83,453,539 1980
59 Star Trek: The Motion Picture Par. $82,258,456 1979
60 Jaws 2 Uni. $81,766,007 1978^
61 Heaven Can Wait (1978) Par. $81,640,278 1978
62 M.A.S.H. Fox $81,600,000 1970
63 Police Academy WB $81,198,894 1984
64 Footloose Par. $80,035,402 1984
65 Earthquake Uni. $79,666,653 1974
66 WarGames MGM $79,567,667 1983
67 Alien Fox $78,944,891 1979^
68 Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Par. $78,912,963 1982
69 48 HRS. Par. $78,868,508 1982
70 Apocalypse Now MGM $78,784,010 1979^
71 Hooper WB $78,000,000 1978
72 Poltergeist MGM $76,606,280 1982
73 Romancing the Stone Fox $76,572,238 1984
74 Star Trek III: The Search for Spock Par. $76,471,046 1984
75 Cocoon Fox $76,113,124 1985
76 10 WB $74,865,517 1979
77 Ben-Hur MGM $74,000,000 1959
78 The Jerk Uni. $73,691,419 1979
79 The Cannonball Run Fox $72,179,579 1981
80 My Fair Lady WB $72,000,000 1964
81 Any Which Way You Can WB $70,687,344 1980
82 All the President's Men WB $70,600,000 1976
83 Moonraker MGM $70,308,099 1979
84 Private Benjamin WB $69,847,348 1980
85 Splash BV $69,821,334 1984
86 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Uni. $69,701,637 1982
87 Witness Par. $68,706,993 1985
88 Purple Rain WB $68,392,977 1984
89 Octopussy MGM $67,893,619 1983
90 Sudden Impact WB $67,642,693 1983
91 Coal Miner's Daughter Uni. $67,182,787 1980
92 Smokey and the Bandit II Uni. $66,132,626 1980
93 What's Up, Doc? WB $66,000,000 1972
94 The Ten Commandments Par. $65,500,000 1956
95 Pinocchio Dis. $65,390,608 1940^
96 The Muppet Movie AFD $65,200,000 1979
97 Staying Alive Par. $64,892,670 1983
98 Mr. Mom Fox $64,783,827 1983
99 Thunderball UA $63,595,658 1965
100 Risky Business WB $63,541,777 1983

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–300 - #301–400 - #401–500


CHART NOTES
^ Indicates movie made its gross over multiple releases, e.g., E.T. was re-released in 1985 and a special edition was released in 2002. Clicking on these titles will display a breakdown of releases. Most of the pre-1980 movies listed on this chart had multiple, undocumented releases over the years.

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